BMW is currently developing a F5 / V5 based on the upcoming F10 5-series. Its best described as an MPV, but unlike the current Touring models the new cars will feature a taller ride-height and high roof to maximize interior space.
In these photos we can now see the exposed grill, including slats. Like the new F01 7-series, the F01 5-series clearly looks to have significantly larger kidney grills up front.
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Here are some pics and vids of the X6 M testing here in SC.I apologize up front for some of these pics…I was moving around trying some different vantage points….some better than others.Ive got to upgrade to a camcorder…this camera vid sucks.This X6 looks a little futher along in development than the X6 M test mules just seen in the Desert this summer.If you look closely at the first pic of the X6 going in the gate….you can see they have put those quad exhaust in a nice looking production ready rear fascia/bumper.The big news was the exhaust note of the X6 M.It DID NOT sound like the 50i TTV8 that Ive heard many times at the PC Track.This engine today had a very high pitch exhaust note.OK…..Ill go ahead … CONTINUED
The 2009 BMW Dealer Product planning and strategy dealer bulletin has been leaked/released which includes pricing for the entire 2009 lineup!
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The new Z4 is really upon us my friends. I’m dieing to see this car unmasked, but for now these pictures of atleast the sides revealed will have to do….
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The Hydrogen Road Tour stopped at the SC BMW Plant for a couple of hours on Saturday (yesterday).The Hydrogen 7 was there along w/ hydrogen powered…..MB A Class,Hyundai Tucson,Kia Sportage,Toyota Highlander,VW Touran,and Nissan X-Trail.Shot alot of pics! Might need to do this in a couple of threads.Hydrogen seems to be a way to keep the internal combustion engine and break away from the Middle East oil.The Hydrogen 7 was running on hydrogen only.The range on all hydrogen power is 125+/- miles.The liquid hydrogen is stored at -418F degrees.You can see the vapor floating around.The guy in the green shirt and w/ the black mustache, fueling the Hydrogen 7, is Josef Kerscher,the President of the SC BMW Plant. Thanks! PalBay
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E90Post member Johnny Mu has gone all the way to the land of widebody and come back to tell the tale. Take a peek at this truly unique vehicle.
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Here is the training manual for the all new facelifted 3-series. There’s some great insight into all the changes of the new LCI 3-series, BMW diesel technology and the new 2nd generation iDrive. Now you’ll know exactly how your sales advisor will try to sell you on the 2009 3-series
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BMW has updated the 6-series lineup with the edition sport which combines some of the styling elements of the M6 and the standard 6-series to create a hybrid vehicle that slots between the two cars.
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BMW Hydrogen 7 Joins Department of Transportation, Department of Energy and Leading Automakers on a Two-Week Tour of 31 Cities, August 11 – August 23 – Portland, ME – August 11, 2008… The BMW Hydrogen 7 — the first hydrogen-powered luxury sedan — joins an unprecedented cross-country journey featuring hydrogen-powered cars by the worlds leading automakers in the 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour.
From August 11 – 23, the hydrogen powered convoy will travel from Portland, Maine to Santa Monica, California with one goal: to call on congressional leaders to support the creation of a nationwide hydrogen fueling station infrastructure.
The Hydrogen Road Tour is a partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Energy, the California Fuel Cell Partnership and the National Hydrogen Association. In addition to BMW, participants include … CONTINUED
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